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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embraces International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Department of State in this Dec. 15, 2011file photo in Washington, DC.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embraces International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Department of State in this Dec. 15, 2011file photo in Washington, DC.

Clinton, Lagarde High-Five Presidency

It was all about woman-power last night in Manhattan, where Hillary Clinton and Christine Lagarde had fun taking pokes at the U.S. Congress, the media and The New York Times’s Tom Friedman, their interviewer at the Women in the World...

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Alec Baldwin and Maureen Dowd at a reception on March 24, 2014 in Washington, DC

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Alec Baldwin and Maureen Dowd at a reception on March 24, 2014 in Washington, DC

Baldwin: Men ‘More Purposeful’ — Dowd: Hamlet Early Crush

Longtime friends Alec Baldwin and Maureen Dowd played a game of “he said, she said” at the Kennedy Center last night. Sporting a baseball cap emblazoned with a big Y chromosome, the fiery actor kidded the flame-throwing newspaper columnist for...

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Mark Penn at Saint Anselm College in this Jan. 5, 2008 file photo in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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Mark Penn at Saint Anselm College in this Jan. 5, 2008 file photo in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Obama’s ‘Hey’ a Model for Microsoft’s (Clinton’s) Mark Penn

“Hey,” read the subject line on the e-mails from Team Obama. Casual lingo for a fundraising appeal? No, test-crafted research for communications guaranteed to engage a follower.  “Most of the $690 million Obama raised online (for his 2012 re-election campaign) “came...

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush signs the book "Immigation Wars" he co-authored with Clint Bolick at a book signing during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush signs the book "Immigation Wars" he co-authored with Clint Bolick at a book signing during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.

Jeb Bush Tops List Republicans Want to See Run in 2016: NYT/CBS Poll

Written with Ryan Kerr Just as Jeb Bush’s words about the possible difficulty of his family name in another presidential campaign were settling in — a concern which he says Hillary Clinton should have as well — comes a new...

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President Barack Obama is delivering his State of the Union address tonight. He was pictured at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC,on Jan. 17, 2014.

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President Barack Obama is delivering his State of the Union address tonight. He was pictured at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC,on Jan. 17, 2014.

Obama’s ‘Action’ State of the Union: Pre-Show

Updated at 6:49 through 8:38 pm EST “Let’s make this a year of action,” President Barack Obama is saying in his State of the Union address tonight. “That’s what most Americans want – for all of us in this chamber...

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A guard in front of the White House on Jan. 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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A guard in front of the White House on Jan. 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Government Shutdown: Cruise (without the z) Control

The federal government shut down today. And Ted Cruz had nothing to do with it. Rather, a winter storm warning and forecast of up to seven inches of snow shut down Washington before the business day even started, coming out...

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Rep. Peter King (R-NY) speaks to the media after a joint House Armed Services and Intelligence Committees briefing on Syria, on Capitol Hill, on Sept. 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Rep. Peter King (R-NY) speaks to the media after a joint House Armed Services and Intelligence Committees briefing on Syria, on Capitol Hill, on Sept. 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Paul Fanning Flames of ‘Hysteria:’ King

There’s nothing like a public family feud. The family, in this case, is the Republican Party. Rep. Peter King, a New York Republican and House Homeland Security Committee member and former chairman, accuses Sen. Rand Paul of attempting to create...

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, pauses while speaking during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 12, 2013.

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, pauses while speaking during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 12, 2013.

Boehner’s ‘Histrionics’ Prelude to Immigration: RedState’s Erickson

Is there a method to John Boehner’s madness — OK, anger — at c0nservative groups criticizing the budget deal he is asking the House to approve today? “You mean the groups that came out and opposed it before they ever...

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